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Tirta Gangga, Water Park Heritage of the Kingdom of Karangasem

Visa Bali Info – Tirta Gangga was formerly a water park belonging to the Karangasem Kingdom which was built by the King of Karangasem, Anak Agung Anglurah Ketut Karangasem Agung in 1946. Tirta Gangga comes from the word “Tirta” which means holy water and the word “Gangga” which is the name of a sacred river in India.

Tirta Gangga Bali is located at the foot of Mount Agung, so the nature is still cool. Besides being cool, this park is also still beautiful and not too many tourists. Those of you who are looking for tranquility can come to Tirta Gangga, you will find a peaceful atmosphere here.

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Tirta Gangga

It is intended and mentioned that this tourist park has holy water originating from the Ganges River, and as a form of respect for the Hindu community.

Tirta Gangga is built on an area of ​​1.2 hectares that extends from east to west in a rice field area. There are three buildings that dominate the character, namely the presence of a statue, a swimming pool and a plantation area. All these buildings have an implied meaning in them.

Description of Tirta Gangga Holy Water Park

At the first gate, you will be greeted by statues that line up neatly like soldiers. You can walk along the pond on foot above the pond with a stone path that is neatly arranged like a series of bridges. You can take selfies with the background of the statues in the pool so that it looks more character.

Not far from the pool there is a garden that has a water tower that is 10 meters high. This water tower has steps like the roof of a temple. The water in the Tirta Gangga pond comes from a water source that even the local community considers sacred and is used for traditional ceremonial activities.

Pool for Travelers

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The pool used is a water sanih pool which also has clear and fresh water. Swimming pools for children are distinguished from adults because the depth of the pool is different. Don’t forget to bring towels and a change of clothes after you get wet after swimming.

To be able to enter the Tirtagangga water park tourist attraction, you will be charged an entrance ticket of IDR 25,000 / person. If you want to swim, there will be an additional fee of IDR 10,000 / person.

Rejasa Springs

Springs Rejasa has a very large amount of water, clear and cool. One-third of the Rejasa spring supply is sent to people’s homes in Amlapura City (the capital of Karangasem) and two-thirds is used to fill ponds and the output from the pond water is directly used for agriculture.

Tirta Gangga Water Park Location

Tirta Gangga Tourism Park is located in Ababi Village, Abang District, Karangasem Regency. The location is about 5 kilometers north of the center of Amlapura City. If from Kuta it is about 75 kilometers with a travel time of approximately 2 hours.

Opening Hours and Best Time To Visit

Tirtagangga water park attractions are open from 08:00 – 17:00. Busy times of tourist visits from 12:00 – 16:00.

Most of the tourist activities while on vacation to Tirtagangga water park, like photo activities and feeding fish. Fish food can be purchased at shops located outside the area.

After being tired of swimming and enjoying the natural beauty at the Tirta Gangga location, you can taste various menus served by the restaurant located above. You can even buy souvenirs and gifts at the gift center there.

The calm and peaceful atmosphere of Tirta Gangga is perfect for relaxing and relieving fatigue from the tiring activities of life. An instagrammable place for sure and happy holiday guys.

 

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